Annual Report 2019 In this report, Shia Rights Watch quantifies violence against Shia Muslims and presents the dynamics of anti-Shiism in various nations of the world. This report reflects year-round investigations arranged by native activists and international researchers on actions taken to endanger populations based on their Shia identity.
Shi`a students today find themselves dealing with a myriad of challenges. Between the struggles of navigating faith in America, creating spaces to cultivate spirituality, balancing several identities, as well as being a minority within the Muslim community, students need a meaningful forum to engage these issues.
Incidents of Anti-Shiism, November 2019 In November, Shia Rights Watch continues its oversight on anti-Shia incidents all over the world. Events noted in this statement are a collection of violence against Shia Muslims reported by grassroots activists and reporters. The organization notes that ongoing cases that follow up incidents cited in the previous analysis are …
On Tuesday, November 5th, Sayed Mahdi al-Qazwini was invited to recite the opening invocation on behalf of the IECOC leadership at the Newport Beach City Council meeting at City Hall. The IECOC is proud to contribute to local religious, civic, and social communities and organizations. We pray for the well-being of our entire extended community.
The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Group Symposium Call for Papers (CFP): “But by the love you bear my kin”: Devotion (Walāya) and Shiʿi Islam Abstract Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019 Symposium Date: April 3-4, 2020 The Shiʿi Studies Group at the University of Chicago will host its 2020 annual symposium on the theme of walāya-the call of devotion to the Ahl al-Bayt that is at the core of Shiʿi beliefs.
ADHRB Upcoming Event – Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses
ADHRB will be holding a Congressional briefing next week on women political prisoners in Bahrain and women’s rights in the region more broadly. ADHRB’s event “Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses” will take place on Tuesday, 29 October at 10 am in 421 Cannon House Office Building.
ZMT provides a centralized platform and draws records of endangered manuscripts from an international network of partners contributing microfilms, photographs, and high-quality digital reproductions. Its goal is to provide free online access to 15,000 books by the end of 2020.
The Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs at the Weatherhead Center undertakes advanced research on the multifaceted and diverse manifestations of Shi’ism in the contemporary world. The study of Shi’ism, religious mobilization, and the challenges of sectarian conflict is more pressing now than ever in modern history.
Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses – Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain
Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy are pleased to release Breaking the Silence: Bahraini Women Political Prisoners Expose Systemic Abuses, which examines the cases of nine former and current women political prisoners in Bahrain from the moment of their …